Honours Specialization

Honours Specialization in History

Graduation Requirements:

In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must also satisfy the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree requirements, which include regulations on first year and subject maximum and breadth requirements.

Program Requirements:

Students will need to achieve a minimum 70% average in the 60 credits presented for the Honours Specialization in History.

Students must complete the required 6 credits of introductory History with a minimum grade of 60%.

Students must complete 120 credits including 60 credits in the Honours Specialization as follows:
HIST 1000 level   6 cr.
HIST 2000 level   12 cr.
HIST 3000 level   30 cr.
HIST 4000 level   12 cr.

Breadth Requirements and Electives:

ACAD 1601   3 cr.
Social Science and/or Professional Studies   6 cr.
Science   6 cr.
Electives   45 cr.


Students are limited to a maximum of 12 credits of History at the 1000 level.

Students may not count cross-listed courses towards the 2000 level HIST requirement.

Students may count up to a maximum of 12 credits of cross-listed courses towards the 3000 level HIST requirement.

Students are limited to a maximum of 18 credits at the 4000 level.

Students must be in the 4th year of a BA4, have completed 30 credits in History, and have a minimum 70% average in History to be admitted to 4000 level HIST courses.

With permission of the discipline, students may complete either HIST 4015 or HIST 4055, but not both, towards their fourth year requirement.

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